By Roxanne Reid. In some 40 visits to the Kalahari we’ve racked up about 400 days. And they’ve always been exhilarating. But on a recent trip around the Northern Cape’s arid parks, we had only 48 [...]

360 VR Video of Mwiba River Lodge, Tanzania
360 VR Video of Chem Chem Safari Tanzania
Cattle Baron Steak Ranch Restaurant Mossel Bay Garden Route South Africa
Seasons at Tlou Dam in Madikwe

I don’t want to go to <insert your reserve of choice here> because I was there in 2005. This is something that I hear every now and then when chatting to [...]

Luscious Botswana

There’s no denying that 2016’s dry season was a tough one. During the month’s of May through to late October, very little rain tends to fall in Southern Africa’s reserves. [...]

Green Door Guest House Accommodation Mossel Bay Garden Route South Africa
Why I Love Photography

A picture is worth a thousand words, or so the saying goes. There are many reasons why I love photography, not the least of which is that a photograph (or [...]

3 Leopard, 7 Hyena, 1 Lion all in One sighting

We had our sundowners overlooking the Luangwa river after a great start to our later afternoon game drive.  We had already come across a leopard and the famous Hollywood pride. [...]

Rare sighting of a King penguin washes up on Hout Bay beach, South Africa

A King penguin – rare to South African oceans – is currently under the professional care of the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) after being [...]

Conservation groups should remain resolute and say no to rhino horn trade

In South Africa, domestic trade of rhinoceros horn, forbidden since 2008, is about to become legal again. On April 7 2017, a court effectively overturned the national ban. This controversial [...]

A Valuable Lesson for a Young Leopard

I was with a very special guest and the first few days of her stay provided lots of excitement and some wonderful sightings. We climbed onto the vehicle for the [...]

Why to love the Skilpad chalets in Namaqualand

By Roxanne Reid. There are just four chalets in the Skilpad section of the Namaqua National Park near Kamieskroon in the Northern Cape, but lots of reasons to love them. [...]

SPACE Exhibition: exploring Africa’s sustainable properties

This June 13-14, Nairobi will play host to an exciting workshop and networking event under the acronym SPACE (Sustainable Properties Africa Conference & Exhibition). The aim of the two-day showcase, [...]

The Flowering Desert

Independence weekend in Namibia at the end of March usually sees folks making a last dash to the coast or up north before winter sets in. But it’s also a [...]

Shindzela Photo Safari

Being out in one of Africa’s most untouched wilderness area is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit! The Timbavati Private Game Reserve one of South Africa’s most [...]

One Magical Rhino Sighting!

I am haunted by the allure of spectacular wildlife and African sunsets. I am a hunter-gatherer of natural light and candid moments, an appetite whet with a taste of the [...]

Sunrise Clouds Time Lapse – Royalty Free HD Stock Video Footage.
My First, Sudden Visit to Madikwe

As we usually do here in the Wild Eye office, the team was sitting enjoying a lunch together on a fine Wednesday afternoon. As we were all getting ready to [...]

17 things to do at Augrabies Falls National Park

​By Roxanne Reid. Some 120km west of Upington in the Northern Cape is a landscape that could be from another planet. Although it’s the Augrabies Falls that lures visitors here, you’ll [...]